The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for Entity Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Entity Framework over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 21 27
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6  
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 5 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 3.21% 3.92% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.14% 9.68% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £300 £463 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.13% +54.16%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £24.00 -
% change year-on-year +71.87% -  

Entity Framework is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Leicester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 70 62 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 44.87% 40.52% 34.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 28 37
Median daily rate £315 £369 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.57% +22.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.00 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.51% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Entity Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester citing Entity Framework as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Entity Framework in Leicester

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Entity Framework in Leicester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Entity Framework in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Entity Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicester region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) WCF
2 4 (80.00%) CMS
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) NUnit
2 4 (80.00%) Ajax
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Dependency Injection
2 4 (80.00%) MSTest
2 4 (80.00%) Node.js
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (80.00%) React
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure

Entity Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MSTest
1 4 (80.00%) NUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) Ajax
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (80.00%) Node.js
2 4 (80.00%) React
2 4 (80.00%) WCF
2 4 (80.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Dependency Injection
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) SQL